Two in three seniors are prescribed potentially inappropriate medications at discharge, a new study has found.
A deeper battle to deprescribe medications for cancer patients undergoing intravenous chemotherapy is necessary, researchers say.
There’s just not enough evidence to justify the use of certain medications when treating these residents, writes the past president of the American Geriatrics Society.
Costs deter patients from taking their neurologic medications … Address patient complaints to lower risk of violence against nurses, say researchers … Hospital readmissions less likely when elders...
Nurses with nearsightedness or the visual changes of aging were less likely to misread medication labels under optimized lighting conditions.
The care of older adults is mired in misinformation, according to a new survey by WebMD and The John A. Hartford Foundation.
Statins have a tricky link to osteoporosis. A low dose offers protection, but high doses increase risk, a new study has found.
When managing medications for frail elders, clinicians should take a hard look at insulin, say the researchers behind a new study.
In an odd twist of logic, seniors risk falls, sickness and even hospitalization when they switch to using a pill organizer. A new guide offers solutions.
NSAIDs linked to cardiovascular risk in osteoarthritis … New report documents cancer stats for ‘oldest old’ … Report sounds alarm on emergency room crush due to seniors’ medication overload …...
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